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Group Accountant Motor Dealer Group

  • Job added:   21 October 2004
  • Location :   Nationwide
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Peugeot
George Hartwell Ltd is a privately-owned group of Peugeot dealerships, operating within the Poole/Bournemouth/Christchurch/ conurbation, with a turnover in excess of £20m. The group which employs approximately 100 employees, is seeking to appoint a Group Accountant to be based at the Poole dealership to assist in the ongoing strategy for change and business improvement.

The role:

  • responsible for the efficient operation of the group accounting function
  • effectively manage the group cash flow position
  • produce monthly and annual accounting information to tight timetables
  • formulate budgets and forecasts in conjunction with individual Dealer Principals
  • manage the group IT requirements
  • give leadership to the finance operation and , in conjunction with Dealer Principals, provide a sound base for the ongoing profitable development of the business

    The candidate:

  • an experienced accountant, preferably qualified and with motor trade experience although this would not be a barrier to the right candidate
  • a disciplined and proven manager
  • the ability to communicate and motivate effectively at all levels
  • the drive and enthusiasm to succeed to Finance Director level

    The reward:

    A competitive salary will be paid. Benefits will include a fully-expensed car, contributory pension and life assurance arrangement and medical expenses insurance.

    Please write, enclosing your CV, addressing each of the points and outlining current remuneration to: Rodney Allison, Finance Director level.

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